34333-013: Balochistan Road Development Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to reduce poverty and support pro-poor economic growth by (i) enhancing access for rural populations to economic opportunities and social services through improvement of the province's road network, (ii) improving trade facilitation and efficiency of the priority road transport corridor linking Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia together, which passes through Balochistan, and (iii) providing essential institutional support and capacity building of the ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 34333-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2019
Loan No. 2020
Approval Date 20 Nov 2003
Closing Date 08 Apr 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 186,700
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 656
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 999,655

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Jiangbo Ning
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pakistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Communication and Works Department, Balochistan
* Mr. Syed Inayatullah Shah

National Highway Authority
* Mr. Mian Muhammad Asghar

PDS Creation Date
17 Jul 2008

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013